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Meet the Staff

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Jennifer T. Wood

Assistant Director | Parent and Family Relations | jenniferwood@txstate.edu

After graduating as a first generation college student, Jennifer found her passion in college admission and higher education, where she could use her knowledge to serve diverse families to and through the college process. She is a passionate event planner, a master at jigsaw puzzles, and loves vacation time with her husband and son.

Tips for Visiting San Marcos
Eat local when you are in town! Enjoy Mediterranean food at Nostimo Café, or Italian Garden for the best margarita pizza in Central Texas.

Tips for Parents & Family Members
As your student transitions to and through college, ask them about their own expectations of college. Their needs might change while in college, and expectations might change as well. Finding a balance between your expectations and their expectations can help ease conflict or emotions on both sides. Open up a dialogue to best hear and support your student.


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Tamara Corbier

Coordinator | Parent and Family Relations | tcorbier@txstate.edu

Born and raised locally, Tamara is a proud Texas State alum. She feeds her love for event planning by coordinating events for the parents and families of Texas State students. In her spare time, you can find her hanging out with her family and friends or her weenie dog, Hank.

Tips for Visiting San Marcos
Take a walk around Texas State's beautiful campus! Go see the ducks and turtles that hang out by the Theatre Center. After taking in the nature, visit the Premium and Tanger Outlets to conveniently shop at hundreds of stores all in one stop.

Tips for Parents & Family Members 
Come back to campus for Family Weekend! Spend the weekend on campus with your Bobcat enjoying activities planned for the whole family. The weekend entails a welcome dinner, a picnic in Sewell Park, a home football game, and many other activities.


Devyn Justice

Devyn Justice

Graduate Assistant | Parent and Family Relations | d_j93@txstate.edu

Devyn earned her bachelor’s degree here at Texas State, where she discovered her passion for the fields of psychology and education. She enjoys working with students of all ages, and she is excited to connect families with the resources they need to help their students succeed. In her free time, Devyn enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, swimming at the river, and watching reality tv.

Tips for Visiting San Marcos
Be sure to take advantage of the outdoor activities we have on and around our campus! Float the beautiful San Marcos River, go for a hike on the Purgatory Creek trails, or get some sun at Sewell Park.

Tips for Parents & Family Members
Check in with your student regularly via phone, Skype, or in person! As they navigate their academic and social lives, remind them to take the time to care for their physical and mental health. When times get tough, let them know that you are always in their corner.